Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 17th May 2007 14:58 UTC, submitted by danwarne
Windows "It's the end of the line for 32-bit operating systems, Microsoft has proclaimed at its annual Windows Hardware Engineering conference After the software giant has gotten over its hangover from partying like it's 1999 with the release of Windows Server 2008, it will have one last 32-bit hurrah with a 'release 2' update to Windows Server 2008, and that'll be it. 32 bit CPU: if you have one, learn to love Vista - you're stuck with it.There will be no more versions of Windows - on desktop or server - that will work on 32-bit CPUs like Pentium 4 or Core Duo."
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they did it before
by smashIt on Thu 17th May 2007 18:54 UTC
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ms already did this before
they dropped support for pre pentium-cpus with win98. that was 5 years after intel released the pentium.
if they drop 32bit in lets say 2 years, that'd be 6 years after the athlon 64 was released.

i don't think that anybody will care about such a non-issue in 2009

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